Calsonic Kansei Technology

Calsonic Kansei Europe works as part of a global research and development team with a passion for innovation.

Our global research and development programmes, focused around our key driving themes of Safety, Environment and Comfort, aim to develop products that are on the cutting edge of technology with competitive price, quality and performance.

We strive to add value to our customers business by developing products that enhance the end consumer’s experience of their vehicle.

As a socially responsible company we are also committed to bringing innovative eco technologies to the market. To find out more about Calsonic Kansei’s global Research and Development activities, please click here.


European Technology Centre – Research & Development

With a strong presence across Europe, and with links to Calsonic Kansei’s wider global R&D network, our European Technology Centre is focused on providing close applied engineering support to our European customers.

Our engineers and technicians have extensive experience in the development of a wide range of components and systems across Calsonic Kansei’s  six  core  business units of:

  • Heat Exchange
  • Climate Systems
  • Exhaust
  • Interior Systems
  • Electronic Systems
  • Compressors

We utilise the following industry standard CAD/CAE software in our design, development and validation activities to deliver information and data in formats which can be transferred seamlessly to our customers:

  • CAD – Catia V5; SDRC Ideas; NX
  • ANALYSIS –
    • Structural FEA – ANSYS Mechanical
    • Fatigue / Durability – HBM NCode
    • Thermal 1-D – Kuli, ANSYS Fluent, GT Power

Product Testing

Our extensive in-house testing facility allows us to remain in complete control of our design verification activities, thereby ensuring that we can remain flexible and responsive to our customer and programme needs.

In addition to our system environmental, performance and durability rig facilities, our whole vehicle product testing facilities include our Climatic Wind Tunnel and Vehicle Acoustic Centre, both of which are available for independent hire. To find out more about these test facilities or to make an enquiry regarding hire then please click here.

Utilising the development and test facilities of the global Calsonic Kansei Group (Japan, China, North America, etc.), Calsonic Kansei Europe can provide our customers with ultimate flexibility in the delivery of products.